Pine Needle LNG Company, LLC

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Effective Date: 05/01/1999, Docket: CP96- 52-003, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 66 Original Sheet No. 66 : Effective










19.3 Definitions


(a) Electric Power Annual Period - The annual period beginning

May 1, 1999 and each annual period thereafter.


(b) Actual Electric Power Costs - The cost incurred by Pine

Needle for electric power used at Pine Needle's LNG plant.

Such actual cost shall include all charges attributable to

any period encompassed by the effectiveness of this Section

19, including all refunds, surcharges, billing adjustments

and interest, positive or negative.


(c) Estimated Electric Power Costs - The projected Electric

Power Costs for the Transmission Electric Power Annual



(d) Estimated Contract Demand - The projected annual contract

demand (including imputed contract demand for appropriate

interruptible storage services) attributable to services to

which Pine Needle allocates or assigns electric power costs.


(e) Deferral Period - The period of 12 months ending 2 months

prior to the effective date of a change in rates filed

pursuant to this Section 19.


19.4 Determination of the Current Electric Power Rate


Pine Needle shall determine the Current Electric Power rate for each

Electric Power Annual Period by the following procedures:


(a) The Estimated Electric Power Costs shall be summed with the

balance accumulated at the end of the Deferral Period in the

Electric Power Deferred Account as determined in accordance

with Section 19.5. Such resulting amount shall be allocated

to or assigned among rate schedules in accordance with the

cost classification and allocation methods and principles in

effect on Pine Needle's system.


(b) The amounts determined in Section 19.4(a) above will be

divided by the Estimated Contract Demand determinants.